If you want to see the black mamba, puff adder,crocodiles and terrapins as well as experience the culture of the local luhya and Mandi people. This is the place to be. In the gallery one sees a variety of exhibits from numerous antelopes and evolution of man as well as a collection of different Kenyan cultures. To crown it all...
We visited the museum because we had a couple of hours to kill in Kitale. The main exhibit hall had some lackluster taxidermy, with the cheetah being a personal favorite. Some artifacts of cultural significance were on display, and several showcases were empty. The crocodile is enclosed in an extremely small space without fresh water. The snakes and tortoises were...
Shame about the litter in the nature walk (no monkeys spotted).
Biggest crocodile I've ever seen. Looked sad.
Some good bits in the museum but often bizarre.
Worth a trip but with low-ish expectations.
I used to go to the Kitale Museum so this was a nostalgia trip. There were a lot of exhibits missing; I was told there had been some thefts. The tortoise pen was still there, though, and the nature walk was nice.